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Moneymore Heritage Trail

This is a short trail through the village of Moneymore which explains the wonderful rich heritage and culture of this beautiful conservation area. Having been a settlement for over 400 years, Moneymore's historic past can still be seen in a range of important architectural buildings which hide behind the busy village today.

County

Londonderry

Distance

3 miles

OS Map

Sheet14

Nearest Town

Moneymore

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Urban

Terrain

Mostly tarmac, some gravel paths

Grid Reference (Start)

H858834

Grid Reference (End)

H858834

Point of Interest

There are 17 points of interest along the trail

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Sperrins

Route Description

The trail starts off from the back of the Manor House, High Street, Moneymore. From here enter the Model Village beside the Manor House. Then go back on to High Street and follow on to the Library and Old Market House. Walk around the corner and down the hill on to Stonard Street to the Draper’s Arms and First Presbyterian Church. Turn right on to Ministers Walk to visit Manor Park and the Manse.

From here go back up Stonard Street, cross the road to the Orange Hall. Cross over the road again on to High Street to visit the New Market House, follow down to the right on to Market Street to visit the Corn Store and Goal. Go to the end of Market Street, turn right on to Circular Road and then left on to Springhill Road, from here you will see the Common Barn.

Follow up the Springhill Road for approximately half a mile until you reach Springhill House. After visiting Springhill back track down the Springhill Road and you will see St. John & St. Trea’s Church on your right.

Turn right onto Circular Road and the Second Presbyterian Church will be on your right. Follow the Circular Road to the end and cross over on to Smith Street, here you will find St. John’s Desertlyn Church, the last point of interest along this enchanting trail. The Heritage Trail brochure is user friendly and easy to follow.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

The starting point is Manor House, High Street, Moneymore. Moneymore is 5 miles North of Cookstown. Parking located to the rear of the Manor House.

Facilities

There are car park, toilet, coffee shop and caravan & camping facilities at different points along the trail.

Publication

Moneymore Heritage Trail brochure available at starting point - Manor House or to download

Publication Availability

Cookstown Tourist Information Centre Tel: 028 8676 9949 (option 3)

Walk Location
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Ratings and Comments

colleen lennox 28 June, 2008 @ 17:39

Brilliant! I think it would be a brilliant idea if all school children in the village did it>

casper 18 June, 2008 @ 15:47

Moneymore is the nicest little village I was ever in!! The walk was not too long and the people very helpful and pleasant! The views arounnd Moneymore are amazing as well. I will be returning from another walk again some time in the very near future!

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